Outreach News

Monday, 08 February 2016

ICN2 presents its Equal Opportunities and Diversity Management Plan

Lluis Rovira, Director of the CERCA Institution, chaired the event that introduced the result of two years of diagnosis and discussion within the ICN2 Equal Opportunities Committee. The Plan presented on february first seeks to ensure that ICN2 offers equal opportunities for men and women and to promote the development of women in the scientific career.

Thursday, 10 December 2015

10 years of research stories supported by the Botin Foundation

A book entitled “28 stories of science and biomedical innovation in Spain” gathers the stories of the researchers supported by the Botin Foundation over the past ten years. CSIC Research Prof Laura M. Lechuga, Group Leader at ICN2, is among the outstanding researchers who share their thoughts and research experiences.

Tuesday, 19 January 2016

Mad for Science 2016 was launched in a massive event

Over 200 students, together with their families and teachers, participated in the launch event of Mad for Science 2016 (Bojos per la Ciència), an initiative to bring High School students closer to real research. ICN2 co-coordinates the Mad for Physics Program, together with IFAE. Àlex Argemí, ICN2 Head of Marketing and Communication, presented the initiative.

Wednesday, 18 November 2015

High School students visit the UAB Campus to celebrate the Science Week

Students from the Institut Font del Ferro (Palafolls) visited the UAB Campus, including the ICN2, to learn about its research facilities and unexpected career opportunities. During the visit to ICN2 Dr. Ignasi Fina, from the Oxide Nanoelectronics Group, Josep Santiso, Nanomaterials Growth Division Leader, and Belén Ballesteros, Electron Microscopy Divison Leader, guided the students through the nanoworld together with the Marketing and Communication Department.